Do your moles put you at risk of melanoma? Find out through ABCDE
(Natural News) Moles are a common sight on a person’s body. These dark-colored clusters of pigmented cells usually appear during childhood, but can fade or disappear with age. While most are harmless, some moles may become deadly over time. Moles can be a risk factor for melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Melanoma may sound... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Poison or cure? Arsenic can help treat cancer, study finds
A new study shows how an arsenic oxide, in combination with an existing drug, can cure leukemia, and it may be able to also treat other types of cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Drop the C-word to reduce anxiety and overtreatment, say experts
(University of Sydney) Medical researchers are calling for the word 'cancer' to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations in a bid to reduce patient anxiety and harm from over treatment.The appeal in today's BMJ follows mounting evidence that patients who are told they have 'cancer' for low risk conditions more often choose surgery than those whose condition is described with terms such as 'lesions' or 'abnormal cells'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast cancers enlist the help of normal cells to help them spread and survive
(Garvan Institute of Medical Research) Australian researchers have uncovered a secret communication hotline between breast cancers and the normal cells surrounding them. Importantly, the messages sent back and forth between the normal and tumor cells encourage the cancer to survive and to become more aggressive. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The pamper sessions in Nottingham for cancer patients
The sessions are run in a bid to help women boost their self-confidence as they fight against cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

new blood test could spare men with prostate cancer from months of gruelling chemotherapy  
Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research in London have used the new test to analyse tumours in greater detail than ever before by filtering cancer cells from the blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monsanto hit with $290 million cancer liability ruling in Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide trial
(Natural News) A San Francisco jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) liable for the glyphosate-induced cancer of Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Johnson sprayed glyphosate 20-30 times per year on public school grounds (near children, no less), and he was twice “doused” with glyphosate due to malfunctioning equipment. Monsanto — which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jury Awards $289 Million to Man Who Blames Monsanto ’s Roundup for Cancer
(SAN FRANCISCO) — A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man’s lawyers said. “I’m glad to be here to be able to help in a cause that’s way bigger than me,” Dewayne Johnson said at a news conference Friday after the verdict was announced. Johnson, 46, alleges that heavy contact with the herbicide caused his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The state Superior Court jury agreed tha...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Elias / AP Tags: Uncategorized California Cancer onetime Source Type: news

Weedkiller glyphosate 'doesn't cause cancer' - Bayer
The new owner of the Monsanto group insists glyphosate use is safe despite a cancer payout. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jury awards $289m damages in Monsanto cancer trial
Former US school groundskeeper says glyphosate weedkillers caused his lymphoma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jury awards $298m damages in Monsanto cancer trial
Former school groundskeeper says glyphosate weedkillers caused his lymphoma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Several Nigerian ethnomedicine herbs show remarkable cytotoxic activity on cancer cells
(Natural News) Researchers found that two plants used in Nigerian ethnomedicine have stronger cytotoxic activity than cyclophosphamide, a drug used in chemotherapy. The study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine initially looked at 31 plants before it singled out Macaranga barteri and Calliandra portoricensis for their anti-cancer effects. The researchers used two... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India ’s Hetero pulls heart drug from U.S. amid cancer risk probes
A unit of India ’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

One man's suffering has exposed Monsanto's secrets to the world | Carey Gillam
Company ’s own records revealed damning truth of glyphosate-based herbicides’ link to cancerIt was a verdict heard around the world. In a stunning blow to one of the world ’s largest seed and chemical companies, jurors in San Francisco have told Monsanto itmust pay $289m in damages to a man dying of cancer which he claims was caused by exposure to its herbicides.Monsanto, which became a unit of Bayer AG in June, has spent decades convincing consumers, farmers, politicians and regulators to ignore mounting evidence linking its glyphosate-based herbicides to cancer and other health problems. The company has...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Carey Gillam Tags: Monsanto Cancer US news Agriculture California Business Health Science World news Source Type: news

Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer
Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Killing the cure? Deep sea habitats hold promise for human health solutions but are being decimated by pollution
(Natural News) According to Shirley Pomponi, a marine biotechnology expert, cancer cures could be hiding among deep-sea coral ecosystems. However, these creatures are under threat because of pollution. Pomponi said that aside from being multicolored specimens, sea sponges are “potentially lifesaving creatures, some of which could hold the complex secrets to cures for cancers and other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediastinal Mass in a Young Woman With Chest Pain, Cough, Malaise
A 27-year-old woman presents with chest pain, cough, and general malaise. Imaging reveals an anterior mediastinal mass. What is your diagnosis? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cesar A. Moran, MD Source Type: news

Routine Lab Testing of Little Value in Surveillance of Aggressive Lymphoma Routine Lab Testing of Little Value in Surveillance of Aggressive Lymphoma
Routine laboratory testing has limited value in the surveillance of aggressive lymphoma in asymptomatic patients in complete remission, researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 11, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Chemical giant ordered to pay $289M in Roundup cancer trial
"The simple fact is he is going to die," said the attorney who represented Dewayne Johnson, who has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatologist Intervention Tied to Better Sun Protection
Short intervention associated with more sunscreen use, improved patient satisfaction (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Jury awards $289 million in damages after man says he got terminal cancer from Monsanto's Roundup
In a groundbreaking case against agricultural giant Monsanto, a jury has awarded $250 million in punitive damages and nearly $40 million in compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper who said he got terminal cancer from the weedkiller Roundup. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monsanto ordered to pay $289M US in California Roundup lawsuit over cancer claims
A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused him cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million US in damages. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Roundup IS cancerous, jury declares
After an eight-week trial, and three days deliberating, the jury found Monsanto's product did cause Johnson's cancer, and the company 'acted with malice and fraud and should be punished'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in world's first Roundup cancer trial
A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gut-microbiome Biomarkers Identify Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma Gut-microbiome Biomarkers Identify Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

When Is Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Safe? When Is Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Safe?
The ASCO Post convened an expert panel to answer questions about active surveillance of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, more questions remain, says Dr Chodak.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Marijuana Use Tied to Less Pain/Anxiety in Head and Neck Cancer Marijuana Use Tied to Less Pain/Anxiety in Head and Neck Cancer
Patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer who used marijuana reported strikingly less pain and anxiety than well-matched nonusers. They also reported a greater sense of well-being.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Ways To Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Kidneys are one of the most important organs in our body. Kidneys helps with the metabolism of the body, regulated blood volume and pressure, makes red blood cells, keeps the bones strong and gets rid of the all the waste accumulated in our bodies. Our unhealthy lifestyle and strenuous lives put the kidneys under stress and they become susceptible to kidney stones, infections, cysts, tumor, and a kidney failure.08/10/2018 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - August 10, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

British Scientists Identify Kidney Cancer's Cellular Origin
Researchers from Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Cambridge and the University of Newcastle discovered that adult renal carcinoma cells are a version of a specific rare subtype of healthy adult kidney cell, called PT1. They found that despite genetic differences, all the renal carcinoma cells studied had developed the same PT1 characteristics. These results could provide the basis of a new method for treating cancer by targeting the PT1 cell specifically.08/10/2018 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - August 10, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Patients With DLBCL, FL Face Increasing Economic Burden
DLBCL and FL patients experience considerable economic burden during the first year after diagnosis. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Rechallenge Successful in Some Cancer Patients
Patients treated with anti –PD-1 or anti–PD-L1 inhibitors in clinical trials were successfully retreated with the inhibitors after discontinuing the treatment. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Frequent Basal Cell Cancers Sign of Broader Inherited Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Tripled rates of internal malignancies such as breast and prostate tumors (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - August 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Is radiation therapy warranted for DCIS postlumpectomy?
Researchers have found that radiation therapy after lumpectomy in women with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Microbubbles improve breast cancer radiation therapy ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer LED device could predict skin damage from breast RT Robotic IMRT-APBI works well for breast cancer patients SABCS: Study links APBI to higher complication rates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Delight as health ministers finally bow to pressure to lower the bowel cancer screening age to 50
BBC newsreader George Alagiah, currently receiving treatment for bowel cancer for the second time, previously said it could have been caught sooner if over-50s were screened in England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watch a cell commit suicide to protect the body from cancer
Researchers from  Stanford University believe cell death is triggered by a signal going off within the membrane that then spreads like a 'wave', with self destruction spreading. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU says second China company made tainted heart drug
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday that a second Chinese contract manufacturer, Zhejiang Tianyu, had produced a common blood pressure and heart drug with an impurity that could cause cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lumpectomy Plus RT Tied to Lower Mortality in DCIS Lumpectomy Plus RT Tied to Lower Mortality in DCIS
Lumpectomy plus radiation is associated with a small but statistically significant reduced risk for breast cancer-related death compared to the other major options for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening age to be lowered to 50 in England
THE age at which bowel cancer screening starts in England is to be lowered from 60 to 50. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A teen wanted to auction off a pig for a cancer charity. Buyers kept returning it so he could sell it over and over.
The auction took place on a mild Wisconsin morning. Yet, standing in front of an expectant crowd, 15-year-old Waylon Klitzman was sweating. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want Strong US Cancer Research? Use This Social Media Kit Want Strong US Cancer Research? Use This Social Media Kit
ASCO's new social media effort aims to get clinical oncologists, researchers, and patients trumpeting National of Cancer Institute funding and US cancer research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Nanostring: BC360 Breast Cancer Classification
Classifying tumors for optimal therapeutic accuracy (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 10, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Videos Source Type: news

Pfizer advanced breast cancer drug gets China ok
The China National Drug Administration has granted approval of Pfizer ’s Ibrance, the world's first CDK 4/6 selective inhibitor. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening to start earlier at age 50 in England
This will lower the starting age by 10 years in some areas and bring England in line with Scotland. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A&E, RTT and cancer waits - July 2018: explore the maps
NHS waiting lists around England, updated for July 2018. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Corner Office: Paula Schneider on Running American Apparel and Fighting Cancer
A breast cancer survivor who ran one of the most notorious brands in fashion is now C.E.O. of Susan G. Komen, working to raise money for a cure. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DAVID GELLES Tags: Breast Cancer Fashion and Apparel American Apparel Inc Komen, Susan G, for the Cure Schneider, Paula Charney, Dov Source Type: news

Scientists make a pizza that can fight cancer
(Natural News) A lot of people love pizza, a guilty pleasure that is usually full of fat, refined carbohydrates, and sodium. However, at Don Peppe pizzeria, some lucky diners had the chance to try a unique “life-prolonging” pizza. The Pizza Pascalina was served to eager customers at the Napoli Pizza Village last June. It was a dish... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Skin cancer may predict future cancers
A new analysis finds that individuals who have multiple cases of a common skin cancer are more likely to develop cancer elsewhere in the body. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Ask Well: Can You Screen for Early Pancreatic Cancer?
Pancreatic cancer is best treated at the earliest stages, but it is hard to detect. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Tests (Medical) Smoking and Tobacco Pancreas Source Type: news

Woman dying of cancer seeks deportation stay
Gloria Barrera is measuring her life in months. In the time she has left, she has just one wish: not to be deported to Mexico and die away from her family. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult Survivors
Title: Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult SurvivorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news